Victory For Tyneside Safety Glass Strikers!

July 14, 2014 in News

Militant Action Wins!   After three weeks of strike action TSG strikers have won a tremendous victory against tight-fisted  bosses who had offered an insulting zero per cent pay increase.   Initially, the bosses stated that they would not talk terms whilst the strike continued.   By relying on agency workers (illegally taken on), they seemed intent on breaking both the strike and the union.   However, as it became increasingly clear that the strike was rock solid and that the agency workers were not capable of doing the work to the normal “world class standards”,  TSG bosses were then forced […]

Tyneside Safety Glass strikers demonstrate

June 23, 2014 in Appeals

With a tremendous show of strength around 200 Tyneside Safety Glass (TSG) strikers demonstrated on Gateshead’s Team Valley Trading Estate.   The strikers marched between the companies two factories.  The industrial estate was deafened by a cacophony of vuvuzalas as a sea of red Unite union banners swept down the Teams Valley. Everyone agreed this was the biggest demonstration seen on the trading estate, and undoubtedly this was an inspiration to other workers facing poor working conditions.   The last time TSG workers were on strike Polish agency workers were used by the company in an attempt to keep production […]